A loan of $3,875 helped a member to increase her capital and buy a lot of clothing to resell to make more.


Irakora I Group's story

Viola is part of the group Irakora and lives in Gitega. She is 58 and is married to Patrice. Together they have 4 children aged from 19 to 25 years old, of whom 2 study.

She has been selling clothing for 20 years.

She is on her sixth loan with Turame. With the Kiva loan that she receives, she is going to increase her capital and buy a lot of clothing to resell to make more.

The profits from her business allow her to pay for her children's school fees and support the other family responsibilities.

In this group: Viola, Jeanine, Anastasie, Daphrose, Françoise, Yvette

Translated from French by Kiva volunteer S Mason


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